Commissions/Calls

2017-04-13

Call for Portfolio submissions for 2018 Exhibitions: Schreiner Gallery, Tatham Art Gallery

The Schreiner Gallery in the Tatham Art Gallery is a temporary exhibition space for artists and groups working primarily in the Msunduzi region.

2017-04-13

SA Cultural Observatory National Conference – Discount Voucher

Offer from the SA Cultural Observatory National Conference – Discount Voucher for National Conference on 24 & 25 May, at the Turbine Hall in Johannesburg

2017-04-10

Dak'Art Biennial of Contemporary African Art 2018: open call

The thirteenth edition of the Dak'Art Biennial of Contemporary African Art will take place in May and June 2018 in Dakar, Senegal. Following the installation of the Steering Committee, the call for nominations was launched for the selection of artists to take part in the Biennale.

2017-04-10

2nd OPEN CALL FOR THE PHOTO LENS ENCOUNTERS PROJECT

Following the first successful iteration of the Photo Lens Encounters, which had over 20 Participants of which selected individuals presented their ongoing projects, we are launching the 2nd Open call!!

2017-04-10

Creative Call: Strategic Narratives of Technology and Africa

This call is for cultural producers of all types working in Africa, in reference to Africa, or in its varied diasporas: artists, writers, technologists, designers, filmmakers, and more. We seek creative work that explores and demonstrates -- directly or indirectly -- ways to revisit, reframe, and recode the future of technology on and for the African continent.

2017-04-05

Open call for artists - project in SA and Zambia

Open Call - Calling artists to work on environmental action public art projects in Livingstone and Johannesburg.

2017-04-04

CURATORIAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME

The Bag Factory is looking for a young, dynamic aspiring curator to participate in our Curatorial Development Programme. We want to provide the aspiring curator with an opportunity to understand the end to end production of the exhibition process.

2017-04-03

HELLO community festival calls for submissions

HELLO – Community Arts Development Programme and Festival 2017 announces its call for submissions.

2017-03-30

Ellipses [ ... ] Journal for Creative Research

Ellipses [...] is an online publication and peer reviewed platform for creative research realised in live, digital formats. For this issue of Ellipses [ ... ] we are proposing a call for creative work across a range of disciplines that responds to another call: open the gates.

2017-03-30

AFRICAN CRITICAL INQUIRY PROGRAMME: CALL FOR PROPOSALS TO ORGANISE A WORKSHOP

The African Critical Inquiry Programme invites proposals from scholars and/or practitioners in public cultural institutions in South Africa to organize a workshop to take place in 2018.

2017-03-28

Call for Artworks: Parallel to Pandemic

The Free State Arts & Health, in partnership with the Programme for Innovation and Artform Development (PIAD), is pleased to invite emerging artists to participate in an upcoming public art project that will run during the annual Vrystaat Arts Festival in July 2017.

2017-03-20

Call for presentations: ACT | UJ Creative Conference

ACT | UJ Creative Conference invite proposals for 20-minute presentations at the 2017 #CREATIVEUPRISING Conference.

2017-03-20

Open Call : Calling Women Artists / Constructing Future Cities

Our future rests on the success of our cities, which currently house more than 50% of the global population. Approximately 800 million more people are expected to move into African cities in the coming decades.

2017-03-16

Inequality and Emancipation in South African Visual Culture Education - call for papers

Open call to submit abstracts towards contributions for the edited volume Inequality and Emancipation in South African Visual Culture Education

2017-03-16

IVAHM Festival 2017 - open call

Submit your work to be part of the IVAHM New Media Arts Festival in Madrid (Spain)

2017-03-13

ICAC: International Conference on African Cultures - Calls for Papers & Conference Participation

The National Gallery of Zimbabwe is seeking new and in-progress research papers to be presented at the International Conference on African Cultures (ICAC).

2017-03-07

INNER NATURE EXHIBITION: open call for video work

In its third edition, INNER NATURE EXHIBITION has consolidated its reputation as an independent international exhibition about art, ecology and contemplation. Its interdisciplinary and decentralized vocation transcends the conventional form of audiovisual festivals to include other strategies for mobilizing and connecting very different territories around the world.

2017-03-06

DEFSA 2017 Conference: call for abstracts

2016 marked a watershed year in the history of South African Higher Education when students called for decolonised education. The topic will be deliberated at the 14th National Design Education Conference of the Design Education Forum of Southern Africa (DEFSA), hosted by the Tshwane University of Technology’s Faculty of the Arts and Inscape Education Group from 27 – 29 September 2017 at Freedom Park, Tshwane.

2017-03-02

Arts & Health Newsletter: Call for Content

The Free State Arts & Health Programme will be compiling a triannual newsletter for the practice of Arts & Health in South Africa.

2017-02-23

The Second 3rd Space Symposium: Decolonising Art Institutions - Call for proposals

The Institute for Creative Arts’ 3rd Space Symposium is an interdisciplinary event that explores ideas around the imperative to decolonise the university, the role of the creative arts in provoking change, and the dialectic between the settled nature of academic curricula and the spontaneity of transformation.

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